Skip to comments.Doug Hertz - trying not to cry over 60 million ounces of spilt beer
Posted on 05/18/2020 10:48:30 AM PDT by Libloather
The first half of April should have been a nirvana of sports and entertainment in Georgia.
The Final Four was to be played at the Mercedes Benz Stadium from April 4 to 6. The Masters Tournament was scheduled to take place in Augusta from April 9 to April 12. And the Atlanta Braves were supposed to host their opening homestand of the 2020 season - six consecutive home games at Truist Park starting April 3.
Instead, that world ended abruptly with the cancelations and postponements of all those events and life as we knew it - due to the spread of the coronavirus.
Few people understand the repercussions of that disruption more than Doug Hertz, chairman and CEO of United Distributors, the largest alcohol wholesaler in Georgia.
His company already had filled countless orders for restaurants, hotels and sports venues that were stocking up on beer, wine and liquor - anticipating the thousands of people who would be in town to party and enjoy the festivities.
Beer goes bad, Hertz said during a couple of telephone interviews over the past two weeks. The shelf-life of draft beer is between 30 and 45 days. Now that the economy is beginning to reopen, customers have been calling United to come and pick up the bad beer.
Hertz has calculated the damage.
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Asking for a friend.
It should be provided to front line workers and everyone else who has suffered under a Democrat Governor.
Stale beer is not necessarily bad beer. Bad beer is when you drink a San Miguel and find a lump in the bottle.
I score expired stuff all the time. Beeradvocate.com gives me reviews. At times, it’s worth the massive price reduction.
Is your friend as dedicated as this guy?
aka: Doug Cycles-per- second.
“It should be provided to front line workers and everyone else who has suffered under a Democrat Governor.”
Oh, BOY!! We are suffering with Jay F’ing Inslee. Thinks he’s the smartest guv’ ever but really dumb as a roadapple!!
Bad beer can be recycled in a number of useful ways. The alcohol can be recovered, it can be mixed in with fertilizer and give it a boost and can be mixed with other ingredients to make insect repellant.
I usually need a short call in advance.
They should run it through a still and make whiskey. Or hand sanitizer.
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